Compte rendu du troisième Congrès scientifique international des Catholiques tenu à Bruxelles du 3 au 8 septembre 1894 . Book digitized by Google and uploaded by ARLIMA (http://www.arlima.net) Topics: folk tales, folklore, literature
LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, by Rudolf Erich Raspe. Read by volunteer readers. The stories about Münchhausen were first collected and published by an anonymous author in 1781. An English version was published in London in 1785, by Rudolf Erich Raspe, as Baron Munchhausen's Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia , also called The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchhausen . It is not clear how much of the story material derives from... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, folk tales, fantasy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Imaginative cartoon that breaks down the parts and features of a Chevrolet automobile into units that can be understood in terms of plant and animal life: caterpillars roll into circles and become automobile tires; in the "visible V-6" fireflies equal spark plugs and mice provide motive power. Naturally, tells part of the Cinderella story, too. Animation supervisor thought to be Frank Goldman. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Animation: Advertising, Automobiles: Advertising, Folk tales
LibriVox recording of Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by James Baldwin. Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text) For further information,... Topics: librivox, audiobook, short stories, children, folk tales Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Christ Legends by Selma Lagerlof. (Translated by Velma Swanston Howard.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert; Larry Wilson; ct3ct3ct3; Linda Andrus; Bob Scott; Kathleen Moore; Kathrine Engan; David Lodes; DJRickyV These are beautiful little stories about Christmas from the Swedish storyteller Selma Lagerlof. As she explains in the first story, they were told her by her grandmother "I remember that grandmother told story after story from morning till night, and that we... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Christmas, Christ, folk tales
Uncle Remus Stories retold by Jane Shaw; from the original of Joel chandler Harris. Illustrated by William Backhouse. Published by Collins, London. This book was published without a copyright statement. Topics: Uncle Remus, folk tales, illustrated childrens books
Originally in cassette format. Converted to MP3 on 4/5/16. Lecture given at Pacifica Graduate Institute to the Mythological Studies program. Audience questions and comments had to be amplified due to low original analog recording levels. Lecture defines seven mythoclastic critiques in Tracks 1 and 2 followed by a discussion on the difference between myth and folk tales, and structure and archetype with an emphasis on narrative strategies. Audio conversion by the Graduate Research Library at... Topics: Mythology, Folk tales, Iconoclastes, Archetype (psychology)
LibriVox recording of Folk Tales from Many Lands by Lilian Gask. Read by Kalynda. A collection of poetic folk tales from all over the world. (Kalynda) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (91MB) Topics: folk tales, poems, gask, audiobook, librivox Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Mark "Kodiak" LaJarret is a well known story teller in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Here he tells two spooky stories just right for Holloween. One is "Harold" and the other is the "Golden Arm". This show has the standard tone and bars,Slate and universal countdown. I tried to use a lot of special effects, but they did not do so well in some cases, but the show was fun to do. Topic: Stories,Legends,Folk Tales,Tall Tales,Fantasy
LibriVox recording of Russian Fairy Tales by Peter Nikolaevich Polevoi. (Translated by Robert Nisbet Bain.) Read in English by Expatriate. The existence of the Russian Skazki or Märchen was first made generally known to the British public by Mr W. R. S. Ralston in his “Russian Folk-Tales.” That excellent and most engrossing volume was, primarily, a treatise on Slavonic folk-lore, illustrated with admirable skill and judgment by stories, mainly selected from the vast collection of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, folk tales, Russian Literature
These are traditional folk tales from Norway. The Bear and the Fox The Boy Who Went to the North Wind East of the Sun and West of the Moon The Giant's Mountain Topics: audio book, Norse, Norway, folk tales Source: www.storyspieler.com
Cinderella relies on a Chevrolet to carry her home by midnight through obstacles and storms. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Animation: Advertising, Folk tales, Automobiles: Advertising
"Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things" by Lafcadio Hearn (1903) - EPUB and MOBI format Book Description: "Kwaidan" translates from the Japanese as weird tales, which perfectly describes these haunting stories. This collection of supernatural tales includes a musician called upon to perform for the dead, man-eating goblins, and insects who uncannily mimic human behavior. A perfect treat for fans of the strange and otherworldly. Topics: Lafcadio Hearn, Japan, Japanese, Japanese Literature, Japanese Folk Tales, Ghost Stories, Folk...
"Lafcadio Hearn's Japan: An Anthology of his Writings on the Country and Its People" by Lafcadio Hearn & Edited by Donald Richie - EPUB and MOBI format Book Description: This collection of writings from Lafcaido Hern paints a rare and fascinating picture of pre-modern Japan Over a century after his death, author, translator, and educator Lafcaido Hearn remains one of the best-known Westerners ever to make Japan his home. Almost more Japanese than the Japanese—"to think with... Topics: Lafcadio Hearn, Japan, Japanese, Japanese Literature, Japanese Folk Tales, Ghost Stories, Folk...
"In Ghostly Japan" by Lafcadio Hearn (1899) - EPUB and MOBI format Book Description: The Japanese have two kinds of ghosts in their folklore—the spirits of the dead, and the spirits of the living. This classic of Japanese literature invites you to take your choice, if you dare. In Ghostly Japan collects twelve ghostly stories from Lafcadio Hearn, deathless images of ghosts and goblins, touches of folklore and superstition, salted with traditions of the nation. While some of these... Topics: Lafcadio Hearn, Japan, Japanese, Japanese Literature, Japanese Folk Tales, Ghost Stories, Folk...
"Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan" by Lafcadio Hearn (1894) - EPUB and MOBI format Book Description: Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan is a bewitching look into a world that few Westerners saw in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—a world that still endures in many ways in spite of the changes that have taken place during the modernization of Japan. Topics: Lafcadio Hearn, Japan, Japanese, Japanese Literature, Japanese Folk Tales, Ghost Stories, Folk...
LibriVox recording of Elves and Heroes, by Donald Alexander Mackenzie. Read by Matthew Reece. This volume describes, in verse, the mythical creatures and people of ancient Scotland. It also includes explanatory notes about about the characters and folk tales that inspired the author's poetry. (Introduction by Matthew Reece) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for... Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, scotland, myths, mythical creatures, verse, folk tales Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Appalachian Folk Tales and Universal Values or Jack Goes Abroad Anne Shelby - A writer and storyteller whose publications include the award-winning collection, The Adventures of Molly Whuppie and other Appalachian Folktales. Jessie Lynne Keltner - Her sister who plays traditional Appalachian music on the audio-harp, fiddle and guitar. Graham Shelby - Thomas Jefferson member This sampling of music and folktales demonstrates that, though culturally specific, folktales and folk music from... Topics: Anne Shelby, Graham Shelby, Appalachian, folk tales, Molly Whuppie
LibriVox recording of Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry by William Butler Yeats. Read in English by volunteer readers. This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and translated them near the end of the 1800s. - Summary by Michele Eaton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, fairy tales, myths, folk tales, ghosts, Irish
Think of it as a story time on demand; whether you're running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different, possibly gorier, versions of those stories you now share with your children. Topics: story telling, stories, folk tales, children, fairy tales
THE CLASSIC ONE-VOLUME INTRODUCTION TO IRELANDâS RICH FOLKLORE: WILLIAM BUTLER YEATSâS MAGICAL SELECTION OF TRADITIONAL IRISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published in 1888, and Irish Fairy Tales, published in 1892. In this delightful gathering of legend and song, the familiar characters of Irish myth come to life: the mercurial trooping... Topics: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Irish Fairy Tales, Classic, Yeats
Librivox public domain recording of The Key of Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales translated by Joseph Baudis. Not your common fairy tales, this collection is a mixture of morals, quirkiness, and sarcasm. In it one finds ironic dirivitives (if not roots) of well known fairy tales such as "The Brave Little Taylor" and "Beauty and the Beast," as well as some more unusual settings to impart the popular fairy tale themes of justice and happily ever after. Most stories are told with wry... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, literature, czech, folk tales Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
"The Dancing Girl of Izu and Other Stories" by Yasunari Kawabata - EPUB and MOBI formats. Book Description: Influential Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata has constructed an autobiography through his fiction with this new collection of stories that parallel major events and themes in his life. In the lyrical prose that is his signature, these 23 tales, written between 1923 and 1929, reflect Kawabata's keen perception, deceptive simplicity, and the deep melancholy that characterizes... Topics: Yasunari Kawabata, The Dancing Girl of Izu, Japanese Literature, Japanese Fiction, Japan, Japanese,...